Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities

Odyssey House is one of the most successful drug rehabilitation centres in Australia.

Recruitment is flexible, enabling staff to develop and excel in their career. We recruit people who are good at what they do and want to become a valued member of our professional team.

Odyssey House NSW is a drug and alcohol free work place.

All applicants are required to undergo a Police Check and hold or be willing to obtain a Working with Children Check.

Positions vacant

Coordinator – Community Services

  • Full time fixed term contract until 30th June 2018 (with possible extension)
  • 38hr week – Monday to Friday
  • Sydney North Locations
  • SCHADS Award Level 6 Pay Point 1

 

Odyssey House NSW is a not for profit organisation that provides rehabilitation and community services to individuals with alcohol and other drug dependencies.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Coordinator to work within a small team for Odyssey House in our Chatswood and Manly Community Service Centres.

Selection Criteria

  • Minimum Tertiary qualifications in Counselling or Psychology or related discipline;
  • Demonstrated experience leading and/or managing a small team;
  • Demonstrated experience working with culturally diverse, complex, coerced and co-morbid AOD / MH populations;
  • Demonstrated skills in written communication, including report writing, case notes and data recording;
  • Demonstrated experience in the design, development and evaluation of group programs
  • Knowledge and/or experience responding to clients in crisis (e.g. presenting suicide/self-harm);
  • Understanding of the principles of the Privacy Act and its practical implementation in service delivery;
  • Knowledge of evidence based treatment, harm minimisation, care coordination and support strategies;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to implement the principles of WHS, EEO and continuous Quality Improvement.

 

Successful applicants need to provide a current Criminal Record Check and a current Working with Children Check.

Closing Date: 26th November 2017

How to Apply:

Send your application to belindaf@odysseyhouse.com.au

–  Address the above selection criteria briefly in your cover letter (max 2 pages)
–  Include an up to date copy of your resume

–  Only applications answering the selection criteria will be considered

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

No agencies please

Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Worker

  • Full time fixed term contract until 30th June 2018 (with possible extension)
  • 38hr week – Monday to Friday
  • Chatswood and Manly Locations
  • SCHADS Award Level 4 Pay Point 1

 

Odyssey House NSW is a not for profit organisation that provides rehabilitation and community services to individuals with alcohol and other drug dependencies.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counsellor to work within a small team for Odyssey House in our Chatswood and Manly Community Service Centres.

Selection Criteria

  • Minimum tertiary qualifications in Mental Health or Alcohol and Other Drugs, or equivalent;
  • Demonstrated experience working with culturally diverse, complex, coerced and co-morbid AOD / MH populations;
  • Demonstrated skills in written communication, including report writing, case notes and data recording;
  • Proven experience conducting relevant psychological assessments such as personality assessment, intellectual functioning and psychometric tests; and support for individual, carer and families within the AOD and Mental Health fields;
  • Knowledge and/or experience responding to clients in crisis (e.g. presenting suicide/self-harm);
  • Understanding of the principles of the Privacy Act and its practical implementation in service delivery;
  • Knowledge of evidence based treatment, harm minimisation, care coordination and support strategies;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to implement the principles of WHS, EEO and continuous Quality Improvement.

 

Successful applicants need to provide a current Criminal Record Check and a current Working with Children Check.

Closing Date: 30th November 2017

How to Apply:

Send your application to belindaf@odysseyhouse.com.au

–  Address the above selection criteria briefly in your cover letter (max 2 pages)
–  Include an up to date copy of your resume

–  Only applications answering the selection criteria will be considered

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

No agencies please

  • Full time fixed term contract until 30th June 2018 (with possible extension)
  • 38hr week – Monday to Friday
  • Chatswood and Manly Locations
  • SCHADS Award Level 4 Pay Point 1
  • Odyssey House NSW is a not for profit organisation that provides rehabilitation and community services to individuals with alcohol and other drug dependencies. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Worker to work within a small team for Odyssey House in our Chatswood and Manly Community Service Centres.

 

Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualification in related discipline and/or able to demonstrate significant experience
    in the AOD sector;
  • Demonstrated experience working with culturally diverse, complex, coerced and co-morbid
    AOD / MH populations;
  • Demonstrated skills in written communication, including report writing, case notes and data
    recording;
  • Proven experience conducting relevant psychological assessments such as personality
    assessment, intellectual functioning and psychometric tests; and support for individual, carer
    and families within the AOD and Mental Health fields;
  • Knowledge and/or experience responding to clients in crisis (e.g. presenting suicide/selfharm);
  • Understanding of the principles of the Privacy Act and its practical implementation in service
    delivery;
  • Knowledge of evidence based treatment, harm minimisation, care coordination and support
    strategies;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to implement the principles of WHS, EEO and continuous quality improvement.

 

Successful applicants need to provide a current Criminal Record Check and a current Working with
Children Check.


Closing Date: 5
th December 2017
How to Apply:
Send your application to belindaf@odysseyhouse.com.au

– Address the above selection criteria briefly in your cover letter (max 2
– Include an up to date copy of your resume
– Only applications answering the selection criteria will be considered

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Volunteering

Odyssey House welcomes volunteers who wish to use their time and skill to support our work. Roles vary depending on our requirements.

Please note, all volunteers are required to undergo and provide a Police and Working with Children Check.